27 juin 2021

Top Seven Jade sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 27 may - 11 june 2021

Lot 3204. A pale celadon jade gu-form vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century; 71⁄2 in. (19 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 80,000. Price realised HKD 875,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 Provenance: Sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 29 April 1997, lot 783A Hong Kong private collection formed in the late 1970s to early 1990s. Lot 3203. A white jade censer and cover, Republic period; 81⁄4 in. (21 cm.) across the handles, stand, box. Estimate HKD 40,000 - HKD... [Lire la suite]

19 avril 2020

A rare white jade censer and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3047. A rare white jade censer and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 16.2 cm., 6 3/8  in. Estimate 2,500,000 — 3,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 3,160,000 HKD (297,489 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. the lobed sides rising to an incurved rim, all supported on four short hemispherical feet, the sides finely carved in low relief with plants issuing ruyi-shaped flowers and flanked by a pair of handles suspending a loose ring, the handles carved in high relief with an outstretched bat... [Lire la suite]
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13 avril 2020

A fine carved white jade censer and cover, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 3958. A fine carved white jade censer and cover, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 10 in. (25.4 cm.) wide. Estimate 8,000,000 - HKD 10,000,000. Price realised HKD 9,020,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012.   The rounded censer rests on four cabriole legs and is flanked by a pair of elaborately carved and pierced handles in the form of a ruyi cloud enclosing a Shou character supported on lingzhi branches. The sides are each embellished with a pair of... [Lire la suite]
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21 mars 2020

A finely carved white jade censer and cover, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 3564. A finely carved white jade censer and cover, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 8 1/4 in. (21 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 2,000,000 - HKD 3,000,000. Price Realized HKD 14,100,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 The rounded censer resting on three cabriole legs emerging from mythical beast heads and flanked by a pair of dragon handles, carved in relief around the sides with archaistic taotie mask designs divided by six raised vertical notched flanges below a waisted rim... [Lire la suite]
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23 février 2020

A pale celadon jade censer and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 54. A pale celadon jade censer and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 15.2cm., 6in. Estimate 18,000 — 25,000 GBP. Lot sold 22,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the lobed rounded sides rising from a raised foot to a wide everted rim, with four animal mask-ring handles, the domed cover with pierced panels of bats amongst cloud scrolls, surmounted with a chilong finial, the stone of an even pale celadon tone. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 11 november... [Lire la suite]
14 juin 2019

Bronze censer and cover, Ming dynasty, Xuande mark, 17th century

Lot 6. Bronze censer and cover, Ming dynasty, Xuande apocryphal mark, 17th century. Hauteur : 28 cm. Estimate 15 000 € - 20 000 €. Lot sold 38 000 €. Courtesy Asium-Millon. the body of the censer features as a continuous frieze in high relief. The upper section of the censer is decorated in open cloud work depicting two dragons, symbolising masculinity, and two phoenixes, symbolising femininity. From the centre of the censer rises a reticulated shaped ball of clouds from which a dragon... [Lire la suite]

02 février 2019

A small pair of hardstone-inlaid gilt-bronze censers and covers, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 2714. A small pair of hardstone-inlaid gilt-bronze censers and covers, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 13 cm., 5 1/8 in. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD. Lot sold 740,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2010 each lobed rectangular body finely cast and chased to each side with leafy lotus strapwork reserved on a ring-punched ground, the broad everted lobed rim inset with a celadon jade and edged with a keyfret band, all raised on four elephant-head legs, the domed... [Lire la suite]
26 janvier 2019

A fine white jade censer and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 2609. A fine white jade censer and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 21 cm, 8 1/4 in. Estimate 8,500,000 — 10,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 10,180,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's 2010. the short rounded sides carved in low-relief of a band of two archaistic taotie masks outlined in thin beaded edges rising to a lipped rim, further flanked by a pair of wide archaistic scroll handles, all above three cabriole legs issuing from the mouths of monstrous beasts, the cover... [Lire la suite]
19 avril 2018

A rare 'Ding' censer and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 73. A rare 'Ding' censer and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 15 cm, 6 in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 GBP. Lot sold 100,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. the rounded body supported on a domed pedestal foot carved with four quatrefoil cut out panels, the cover carved with an open work design of diaper leading up to a flower head, all covered in an ivory coloured glaze, deepening to an olive tone where it pools. Provenance: Collection of Frederick M.... [Lire la suite]
08 septembre 2017

Qing Dynasty treasures expected to be among most coveted lots at Heritage Auctions' Asian Art Auction

DALLAS, TX.- A Large and Extremely Rare Chinese Imperial Cloisonné and Gilt Bronze Censer and Cover, Qing Dynasty, 18th century (est. $200,000-400,000) is expected to be the top lot in Heritage Auctions’ Asian Art Auction Sept. 12 in New York. Large cloisonné and bronze censers often are associated with the vast temples and chambers of Beijing’s Forbidden City, at times used for burning various forms of incense or as heat-generating braziers. This example comes from the collection of Henry C. Gibson (1830-91), a... [Lire la suite]